Surfing is hoping to be officially added to the Olympic programme at next week's IOC Session ©Getty Images

"Excitement and anticipation" has been expressed by the International Surfing Association (ISA) today with just one-week-to-go until a final decision is made as to whether the sport will appear on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme.

Read more: International Surfing Federation thrilled to be "on the cusp" of achieving Olympic dream

The Olympic Channel will launch on August 21 ©IOC

A key element in the Movement’s push to engage more young people and spark interest in Olympism year-round, the channel will be available after the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games via mobile apps for Android and iOS devices and at olympicchannel.com.

Read more: Olympic Channel to launch on August 21

Hasely Crawford on the medal rostrum with Michael Phillips, chairman of the SporTT, TTOC president Brian Lewis, TTCF president Robert Farrier, Roger Gibbon (seated) and Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Darryl Smith.

Celebration in recognition of the 40th anniversary of Hasely Crawford’s gold medal performance at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games in Canada was marked on Sunday on the second day of the opening event at the National Cycling Velodrome in Couva.

Read more: Crawfie’s greatness celebrated at Cycledrome

Tokyo 2020 has celebrated four years to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the 32nd Olympiad by holding an event at the Japanese capital’s Haneda Airport ©Tokyo 2020/Shugo Takemi

Tokyo 2020 has celebrated four years to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the 32nd Olympiad by holding an event at the Japanese capital’s Haneda Airport.

Read more: Tokyo 2020 celebrates four years to go until Olympic Opening Ceremony

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HE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT REANALYSIS OF THE SECOND WAVE OF SAMPLES FROM BEIJING 2008 AND LONDON 2012 HAS RESULTED IN PROVISIONAL ADVERSE ANALYTICAL FINDINGS (PAAFS) OF 30 ATHLETES FROM BEIJING AND ADVERSE ANALYTICAL FINDINGS (AAFS) OF 15 ATHLETES FROM LONDON.*

Read more: SECOND WAVE OF REANALYSIS REVEALS BANNED SUBSTANCES IN 45 ATHLETES FROM BEIJING AND LONDON

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